Drama and theatre practice - exchange modules

Take centre stage - break the boundaries in a vibrant and creative environment that encourages interdisciplinary and multimedia approaches to performance.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying drama and theatre practice at the University of Plymouth. For short descriptions of module content, please check the course page

If you want to come and have a chat please email us to make an appointment.

Appointments are generally available Monday to Friday between 10.00 - 11.30 and 14.00 - 15.30 on a pre-arranged basis.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits (recommended for non-majors)

Semester 1:

  • DRAMA422: Theatre Making and Collaborative Processes 
  • DRAMA421: Devising Toolking 1 Improvisation and Creativity 
  • PLYCO423 Performance Practices

Semester 2:

  • DRAMA424 The Body in Performance 
  • DRAMA430 Performance Spaces and Environments 
  • PLYCO425 Devising Toolkit 2: Theatre Ensemble

Second year modules

(recommended for majors)

Semester 1:

  • PLYCO523: Performance Practices (20 Credits)

Semester 2:

  • PLYCO522 Theatre Residency (20 Credits)

All year modules:
  • PLYCO501 Devising Toolkit 3: Crafting Theatre (40 Credits)
  • DRAMA526: Performance Skills (40 Credits)

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits (can only be taken by majors and only with approval of the module leader)

Semester 1:

  • PLYCO613 Performance Laboratory
  • PLYCO617: Applied Practices: Community Wellbeing
  • DRAMA614: Cultural Embodiment

Semester 2:

  • DRAMA601: Advanced Performance Training
  • PLYCO616: Professional Placement and Practice 
  • PLYCO618: Festival Practices 

Semesters 1 and 2 - all year (40 credits)

  • PLYCO610: Performance Research